NumericUpDown.DecimalPlaces Property

Definition

Gets or sets the number of decimal places to display in the spin box (also known as an up-down control). This property doesn't affect the Value property.

public:
 property int DecimalPlaces { int get(); void set(int value); };
public int DecimalPlaces { get; set; }
member this.DecimalPlaces : int with get, set
Public Property DecimalPlaces As Integer

Property Value

The number of decimal places to display in the spin box. The default is 0.

Exceptions

The value assigned is less than 0.

-or-

The value assigned is greater than 99.

Examples

The following code example creates and initializes a NumericUpDown control, sets some of its common properties, and allows the user to change some of these properties at run time. This code assumes three CheckBox controls have been placed on a form and handlers for their Click events have been instantiated. The DecimalPlaces, ThousandsSeparator, and Hexadecimal properties are set on the Click event of each check box.

public:
   void InstantiateMyNumericUpDown()
   {
      // Create and initialize a NumericUpDown control.
      numericUpDown1 = gcnew NumericUpDown;
      
      // Dock the control to the top of the form.
      numericUpDown1->Dock = System::Windows::Forms::DockStyle::Top;
      
      // Set the Minimum, Maximum, and initial Value.
      numericUpDown1->Value = 5;
      numericUpDown1->Maximum = 2500;
      numericUpDown1->Minimum = -100;
      
      // Add the NumericUpDown to the Form.
      Controls->Add( numericUpDown1 );
   }

private:
   // Check box to toggle decimal places to be displayed.
   void checkBox1_Click( Object^ sender, EventArgs^ e )
   {
      /* If DecimalPlaces is greater than 0, set them to 0 and round the 
         current Value; otherwise, set DecimalPlaces to 2 and change the 
         Increment to 0.25. */
      if ( numericUpDown1->DecimalPlaces > 0 )
      {
         numericUpDown1->DecimalPlaces = 0;
         numericUpDown1->Value = Decimal::Round( numericUpDown1->Value, 0 );
      }
      else
      {
         numericUpDown1->DecimalPlaces = 2;
         numericUpDown1->Increment = Decimal(0.25);
      }
   }

   // Check box to toggle thousands separators to be displayed.
   void checkBox2_Click( Object^ sender, EventArgs^ e )
   {
      /* If ThousandsSeparator is true, set it to false; 
         otherwise, set it to true. */
      if ( numericUpDown1->ThousandsSeparator )
      {
         numericUpDown1->ThousandsSeparator = false;
      }
      else
      {
         numericUpDown1->ThousandsSeparator = true;
      }
   }

   // Check box to toggle hexadecimal to be displayed.
   void checkBox3_Click( Object^ sender, EventArgs^ e )
   {
      /* If Hexadecimal is true, set it to false; 
         otherwise, set it to true. */
      if ( numericUpDown1->Hexadecimal )
      {
         numericUpDown1->Hexadecimal = false;
      }
      else
      {
         numericUpDown1->Hexadecimal = true;
      }
   }
public void InstantiateMyNumericUpDown()
{
   // Create and initialize a NumericUpDown control.
   numericUpDown1 = new NumericUpDown();

   // Dock the control to the top of the form.
   numericUpDown1.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Top;

   // Set the Minimum, Maximum, and initial Value.
   numericUpDown1.Value = 5;
   numericUpDown1.Maximum = 2500;
   numericUpDown1.Minimum = -100;
   
   // Add the NumericUpDown to the Form.
   Controls.Add(numericUpDown1);
}

// Check box to toggle decimal places to be displayed.
private void checkBox1_Click(Object sender,
                             EventArgs e)
{
   /* If DecimalPlaces is greater than 0, set them to 0 and round the 
      current Value; otherwise, set DecimalPlaces to 2 and change the 
      Increment to 0.25. */
   if (numericUpDown1.DecimalPlaces > 0)
   {
      numericUpDown1.DecimalPlaces = 0;
      numericUpDown1.Value = Decimal.Round(numericUpDown1.Value, 0);
   }
   else
   {
      numericUpDown1.DecimalPlaces = 2;
      numericUpDown1.Increment = 0.25M;
   }
}

// Check box to toggle thousands separators to be displayed.
private void checkBox2_Click(Object sender,
                             EventArgs e)
{   
   /* If ThousandsSeparator is true, set it to false; 
      otherwise, set it to true. */
   if (numericUpDown1.ThousandsSeparator)
   {
      numericUpDown1.ThousandsSeparator = false;
   }
   else
   {
      numericUpDown1.ThousandsSeparator = true;
   }
}

// Check box to toggle hexadecimal to be displayed.
private void checkBox3_Click(Object sender, 
                             EventArgs e)
{
   /* If Hexadecimal is true, set it to false; 
      otherwise, set it to true. */    
   if (numericUpDown1.Hexadecimal)
   {
      numericUpDown1.Hexadecimal = false;
   }
   else
   {
      numericUpDown1.Hexadecimal = true;
   }
}

Public Sub InstantiateMyNumericUpDown()
    ' Create and initialize a NumericUpDown control.
    numericUpDown1 = New NumericUpDown()
    
    ' Dock the control to the top of the form.
    numericUpDown1.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Top
    
    ' Set the Minimum, Maximum, and initial Value.
    numericUpDown1.Value = 5
    numericUpDown1.Maximum = 2500
    numericUpDown1.Minimum = - 100
    
    ' Add the NumericUpDown to the Form.
    Controls.Add(numericUpDown1)
End Sub    

' Check box to toggle decimal places to be displayed.
Private Sub checkBox1_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
    ' If DecimalPlaces is greater than 0, set them to 0 and round the
    ' current Value; otherwise, set DecimalPlaces to 2 and change the
    ' Increment to 0.25. 
    If numericUpDown1.DecimalPlaces > 0 Then
        numericUpDown1.DecimalPlaces = 0
        numericUpDown1.Value = Decimal.Round(numericUpDown1.Value, 0)
    Else
        numericUpDown1.DecimalPlaces = 2
        numericUpDown1.Increment = 0.25D
    End If
End Sub    

' Check box to toggle thousands separators to be displayed.
Private Sub checkBox2_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
    ' If ThousandsSeparator is true, set it to false;
    ' otherwise, set it to true. 
    If numericUpDown1.ThousandsSeparator Then
        numericUpDown1.ThousandsSeparator = False
    Else
        numericUpDown1.ThousandsSeparator = True
    End If
End Sub    

' Check box to toggle hexadecimal to be displayed.
Private Sub checkBox3_Click(sender As Object, e As EventArgs)
    ' If Hexadecimal is true, set it to false;
    ' otherwise, set it to true. 
    If numericUpDown1.Hexadecimal Then
        numericUpDown1.Hexadecimal = False
    Else
        numericUpDown1.Hexadecimal = True
    End If
End Sub

Remarks

When the DecimalPlaces property is set, the UpdateEditText method is called to update the spin box's display to the new format.

The appropriate decimal symbol is determined by the regional settings of the user's operating system.

Applies to

See also